eServer xSeries 260 (8865-2Rx)
Network Server
IBM
24 Oct 2006
86600

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®


Product Description
The 260 is the first System x™ tower-based system designed with IBM X3 Architecture, the third generation of mainframe-inspired IBM Enterprise X-Architecture™ technology. Driving mission-critical applications such as Enterprise Resource Planning, collaboration (IBM Lotus Notes® and Microsoft® Exchange e-mail applications), terminal serving and database applications, the 260 excels at performing transaction-intensive, traditional back-office and branch-office functions.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Mid Tower
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:ZUE156AUS
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® MP 3.66 GHz
RAM:4096 MB
Bus Type:6 64-bit/266Mhz PCI-X V2
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  73.4GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:IBM  HL-DT-ST CD-ROM GCR-8482B , IDE
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes
Drives in RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
86266

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 140448
Checksum: f0884725d1e5609c21a1bf16848ff2e0

ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 29832
Checksum: 1b239035ecabdd5f6090f9833759f236

IBM  ServeRAID 8i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 107496
Checksum: b2bd2615abba3cafb94ca06f26335bfc

ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY

The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. Components including LAN adapters, host bus adapters and other individually YES CERTIFIED components may be exchanged for other YES CERTIFIED components. For more information on swapping YES CERTIFIED components, please access the following web page:

http://developer.novell.com/devres/system/policy/exchange.htm

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

IBM
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